About Lewis D. Schwartz

Lewis D. Schwartz, a Fort Worth native and president of Lewis D. Schwartz, P.C., of counsel to Bruner & Pappas, L.L.P., is a licensed attorney who has been practicing in many areas of business law since 1985, with particular emphasis on franchising, intellectual property (trademarks, copyrights and trade secrets), business entities and securities law.  He has represented public and private companies as well as individuals in forming businesses, financing and operating them, and in a variety of business transactions, such as mergers and acquisitions. Lewis can use his extensive experience with many types of businesses to advise you on any business related legal issues.  He believes in giving you the personal service you deserve and will utilize the firm’s resources to tackle any legal issue that might arise.  You can contact Lewis and set up an initial meeting to see how he can help you with legal issues in your business.

Practice Areas
Franchise
Intellectual Property (Trademark, Copyright, Trade Secret)
Business Entities
Securities

Admitted
1985, Texas

Law School
University of Texas, J.D., 1985

College
University of Texas, B.J., 1970

Member
Tarrant County Bar Association (Chairman of Franchise and Distribution Section 2007-2008)

State Bar of Texas (Section of Business Law; Secretary/Treasurer, 1986-1987; Corporations Law Committee; Intellectual Property Law Section)

American Bar Association (Forum Committee on Franchising, 1987—; Section of Patent, Trademark and Copyright Law)

Born
Fort Worth, Texas, January 24, 1949

Author and Lecturer

“What Every Lawyer Should Know About Franchise Law,” Tarrant County Bar Association Brown Bag Seminar, May, 2016; “Proposed Changes to the FTC Franchise Rule and Business Opportunity Laws: Will They Impact the Choice of Business System?” Tarrant County Bar Association Brown Bag Seminar, November, 2006; “Structuring Investments in Emerging Companies,” Seminar on Financing Entrepreneurial Ventures, March, 1992, Texas, sponsored by the University of Texas Center for Technology Venturing and Texas Capital Network, Inc.; “Federal and Texas Securities,” Professional Education Systems, Inc., Texas, May 1988“The Texas Revised Limited Partnership Act,” Tex. B.J. (Feb. 1987).